Definitions for impoverishedɪmˈpɒv ər ɪʃt, -ˈpɒv rɪʃt

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

im•pov•er•ished*ɪmˈpɒv ər ɪʃt, -ˈpɒv rɪʃt(adj.)

  1. reduced to poverty.

  2. deprived of strength or vitality.

  3. (of a country or region) having few trees, flowers, wild animals, etc.

* Syn: See poor.

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. destitute, impoverished, indigent, necessitous, needy, poverty-stricken(adj)

    poor enough to need help from others

  2. broken, wiped out(p), impoverished(adj)

    destroyed financially

    "the broken fortunes of the family"


  1. impoverished(Adjective)

    Reduced to poverty.

  2. impoverished(Adjective)

    Having lost a component, an ingredient, or a faculty or a feature ; rendered poor in sth ; depleted.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Impoverished

    of Impoverish

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